Alex “Zike” Solan

Alex “Zike” Solan, 91, Smithmill, died on Saturday. He was born in Smithmill, son of the late Metro and Nancy (Bihun) Solan. He married Virginia M. Delfosse, and she preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Alex E. “Ike”; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by six siblings. He served in the Army during WWII. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, and 9 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at Kruise Funeral Home Inc., 2550 Union St., Ramey. Prayers of Transferral will be sung at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, followed by an 11 a.m. funeral service at St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Smithmill.